Happy Anniversary to Our House!
About eight years ago, I bought my first home, a 1936 ranch-ish house. This house was way out of my budget, but thanks to the market dropping, a highly motivated seller, and my fabulous real estate agents, the stars alligned, my offer was accepted, and we were able to move in! I had great cosmetic plans for this house, but I became cautious as the real estate market fell. I did, however work on the lower level of my home, which has two small, oddly shaped bedrooms and a bath,
Trust Your Gut
Much of my work as a professional organizer is teaching clients to trust their decisions. From big decisions to small decisions, I'm here to facilitate and support. Some clients catch on right away and can move through piles of clutter quickly, and without angst. Other clients take a lot of gentle interaction as they learn to get into the mindset of letting go. Universally, every client grinds to a halt at some point over a possession that gives them pause. The items they hes
Remember when you first moved into your home and you got to decide what went where? I don't know about you, but that's my jam! As much as I hate unpacking, for me the clean slate of a new house makes moving into a new living space fun and exciting! One of my favorite things to do is to move things around. I moved the furniture around in our current living room no less than a dozen times in the first six months we lived here. My son would come home from school, look around, an